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Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design

Published: 
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:18am
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Water

For centuries, the people of London and other big cities got their cooking and washing water from rivers or wells, limiting their consumption to pretty much what they could carry. 

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California approves big fines for wasting water during drought

Published: 
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:02pm
Category: 
Water

Cities throughout California will have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under an emergency state rule approved Tuesday.

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Californians Keep Up With Joneses’ Water Use

Published: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:33pm
Category: 
Water

For all the doomsday proclamations about the historic drought that has this state in a chokehold, here is what Californians have done to save water: not much.

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The California Drought Is Far From Over, And The Entire State Is Suffering

Published: 
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 4:15pm
Category: 
Water

For a few days last month, it rained in San Francisco. Residents across the city cheered a welcomed respite from a drought that has crippled California for more than two years -- but the celebration turned out to be premature.

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Climate Change Deemed Growing Security Threat by Military Researchers

Published: 
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:00pm

The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.